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Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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Address: Conacher Street | Bullocky Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8999 8201
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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The fierce Cyclone Tracey that devastated Darwin in 1974 is chillingly...

The fierce Cyclone Tracey that devastated Darwin in 1974 is chillingly re-enacted inside this museum's "Black Room." Situated in a tropical garden, the museum also houses Aboriginal, Southeast Asian and Oceanic art.

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Interesting History on Darwin

Interesting photos and display on Darwin and the hurricane which caused a lot of damage also some art work .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting photos and display on Darwin and the hurricane which caused a lot of damage also some art work .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting and something not expected. Staff were were pleasant. Would go back next time we are in Darwin

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A must place to go for an insight into Darwin's history and Aboriginal art. You'll love Sweetheart, the crocodile. Generous portions of cake served in the cafe

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Def high on the list of places to visit to gain a bit of Darwin history. It has something for everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are numerous spots in Darwin where you can check out indigenous art; past history including colonial days, WW2 Japanese bombing and Cyclone Tracy; prehistoric and present fauna and marine life (not live); items of maritime interest; and the Top End’s link to SE Asia, but this place brings them all together under one roof. And some roof it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A small museum with some wonderful examples of local indigenous art as well as some modern and masters works. Great Cyclone Tracey display and of course the famous "sweetheart " crocodile.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit. It's free and it's great to spent some time here. Great collection of Indigenous Art, well collected exhibition of native fauna.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The enthusiasm and dedication of those who put this museum together shone through. It's not very big and won't take very long to go round but the exhibits are well constructed and we learned a lot that we hadn't previously known about Darwin in WW2 and also about Cyclone Tracey. The restaurant also did a decent gluten free carrot cake.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is always a fabulous visit. The annual Telstra Indigenous Art Awards each August is one of my must see items every year. Quality diversity of works is brilliant. Cyclone Tracy exhibit is very interesting too. There is a great collection of Aboriginal art and tools on dispaly, which is certain to benefit International visitors

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Beautiful art and large gallery. As had 8 year old child, staff offered for child to do question and answer sheet to earn lucky dip but was extremely hard for a child at this age. A younger/easier version would have been more enjoyable for our child. Had lunch outside on the balcony overlooking the beach, absolutely stunning and relaxing. They... More 

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